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SANS Network Security
Las Vegas, NV
The 12th annual conference features 20 training courses with instructors Eric Cole, Stephen Northcutt, Ed Skoudis and Mike Poor, among others. Topics
Information Security Decisions
Hosted by Information Security
Information Security Decisions arms you with the expert advice it takes to tackle today's mission-critical security objectives, and with the essential strategies required to gain control over today's ever-changing corporate environment. Speakers include Joel Snyder and AT&T's Ed Amoroso.
October 30–November 3
The 13th annual ACM conference on Computer and Communications Security features workshops on privacy, digital rights management, storage security, visualization, secure Web services and more. The keynote speaker is Peter G. Neumann, principal scientist at SRI's Computer Science Lab.
CSI 33rd Annual Computer Security Conference and Exhibition
CSI's annual conference tackles technology and risk management issues, including tracks on policy and compliance, forensics, awareness, IAM and working with developers, among others. Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales will keynote. Panel discussions include corporate security priorities and compliance.
Conference & Expo on Control & Audit of Information Security
Tracks are geared for audit professionals and risk officers with sessions on conducting risk assessments, COBIT 4.0 and building a risk roadmap for management to be offered.
Numbers Don't Lie
According to the 2006 annual CSI/FBI Computer Crime and Security Survey, released in July, 25 percent of respondents reported security breaches to the Feds--up 5 percent over the last two years. Meanwhile, data breaches from information theft, lost laptops or network attacks accounted for 74 percent of financial losses.
This was first published in September 2006